Identity and Nostalgia on the Small Screen
Flore Coulouma Introduction 1 Sylvie Mikowski 1 Family by Roddy Doyle: Goodbye to the ‘Cosy Homestead’ 13 Cornelius Crowley 2 Father Ted: Priests on Screen and Irish Self-Images 31 Sheamus Sweeney 3 Prosperity: Dublin on the Verge of an Economic Breakdown 57 Deirdre Quinn 4 Single-Handed: Negotiating Power and the Past in Irish Television Drama 73 Thierry Robin 5 Ireland According to The Savage Eye: Shifting Satirical Paradigms and the Reconfiguration of National Stereotypes 91 Catherine Conan 6 Post-Tiger Noir? The TV Adaptation of Benjamin Black’s Quirke Novels 115 vi Anthony P. McIntyre 7 Moone Boy: Nostalgia, Region and the Elision of Celtic Tiger Aspirationalism 139 Flore Coulouma 8 Where’s the Love in Love/Hate? Gangster Violence, Irish Identity and Global Television 161 Ruth Lysaght 9 Sin Scéal Eile [That’s Another Story]: Contemporary Screen Adaptations of Irish-Language Stories for TG4 179 Notes on Contributors 207 Index 211
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